Blue Pike Fishing Charters

Bluepike Fishing Charters invites you to experience the home bite of Lake Erie, Ohio. Join a professional guide with over three decades of experience and have a fun day with your family and friends.

Your guide Jeffrey will welcome you aboard his 25’ Sportcraft boat. This is a clean and seaworthy fishing machine that is outfitted with top-notch navigational electronics and other professional accessories to save your time while searching for fish. The boat’s single 350 HP Mercruiser engine will power you to the hottest grounds in the area. There is also a toilet on board, which is a much-needed thing when spending your day on the water.

Before you begin your fishing adventure, Jeffrey will guide you through the basics. You will be able to learn more about the fishing techniques that work best, as well as how to use the tackle and electronics.

Bluepike Fishing Charters begins their season in April. Jeffrey has tailored a variety of fishing packages to meet your specific needs. Each trip is dedicated to a specific species you want to target. Target the lake’s ‘superstar’ Walleye, test your angling skills and try to catch Perch, go after Steelhead. Whether you just want to catch your limit for the day or have fun time with your fishing rod, Bluepike Fishing Charters can cater to your every need.

All trips come inclusive with quality rods, reels, and tackle. You will need to purchase a valid fishing license before you make your first cast. Feel free to bring your own food and drinks with you, along with the desire to catch fish! Crawlers are provided on Walleye trips, and Minnows can be purchased for Perch fishing trips is desired.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Walleye
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 31
    $135
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    This package allows you to check more spots and have more action with your fishing rod. You will be trolling or drift fishing, mainly targeting Walleye. Additionally, in September and October you can expect to run into Yellow Perch.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip - Walleye (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 31
    $120
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    Check the bite later in the afternoon and troll for Walleye, Lake Erie's superstar. Additionally, in September and October you can expect to run into Yellow Perch. Departure time may be flexible, depending on customer's preferences. will take 1 guest for 150.00. flexible times after 3pm.
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About the Captain

Jeffrey Dooley
Lorain, Ohio, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
43 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since August 2017
Jeffrey Dooley is a knowledgeable and experienced guide. Jeffrey has thousands of hours of experience mastering the waters of Lake Erie. His passion and dedication has gained him an impressive reputation. Jeffrey has a lot of repeat customers and enjoys sharing his knowledge with anglers of all skill levels and ages.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Sportcraft (Pilothouse) originally built in 2000. Powered by a 350HP Mercruiser engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Checks

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.85
out of 5 stars from 43 reviews
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Fish Ohio!
Best Fishing Day of my Life!
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
95%
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Georgette A.
Lyndhurst, OH
 5.00
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Walleye Dreams!

VERIFIED   September 28, 2019
I booked a trip for 3 of us and kept checking the weather (which looked questionable) throughout the week. Captain Jeff (better...
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Joseph P.
Columbus, OH
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VERIFIED   August 31, 2019
My dad and I made the trip up from Columbus, and unfortunately were met with very rough waters. Captain Jeff (Dooman) offered...
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Joyce H.
Detroit, MI
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6 hours

VERIFIED   August 18, 2019
We were chased off the lake by a sudden storm; however, Captain Dooley was absolutely wonderful!  Very informative and...
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Cecilia H.
Saint Albans, New York
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In Good Hands' Strong Grip

VERIFIED   June 27, 2019
From the moment I shook Capt. Jeff’s friendly, viselike hand, I had a sense of being in good hands.  Energetic and...
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Beaver, Pennsylvania
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Half day trip with Capt. Jeffrey Dooley

VERIFIED   July 20, 2019
Had a very fun and active day on lake Erie with Capt. Dooley, Capt. Dooley worked hard to put us on fish on a day that started...
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